X-COM: UFO Defense Review
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Put simply, X-COM is a bona fide modern classic, standing proudly alongside Civilization and Populous as a benchmark in the evolution of strategy gaming.
On the following lines, I will talk about one of the best computer games ever. It’s so perfect that its two subsequent sequels couldn’t surpass and improve it. It’s so well designed that even today is a hell of a challen... Read Full Review6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
Wow this game is awesome. But hard. Very hard. Yet somehow I always found myself coming back for more. The story is that earth is under attack by aliens. These aliens are hostile and nasty. They will fry tons of peop... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
You know the saying just one more turn. Well that applies to X-Com in spades. I went many a sleepless night hunting down greys and other alien fiendsto the wee hours of the morning. Without a doubt this is one of the ... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
I just finished uninstalling UFO Extraterrestrials. Yes, it's not a typo. I [uninstalled the new, supposedly better remake. Which drove me to come back and blurb a bit on this, my favorite X-Com version. The newer ver... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Picked this game up at a computer trade show in 1994. Back then it was the most thrilling game I had played, and to this day, I'm still waiting for a game to top it. Not to say other games haven't come out that aren... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
This game is very fun. You run your own little base and you defend the Earth from the UFOs the aliens send. You have to shoot them down and some of them shoot back, others are very easy to kill. After you shoot them down... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
To call this a good game would be the understatement of the century. It's a timeless classic, to this day beating the best modern strategy offerings from the last 10 years. Today, in 2004, the biggest obstacle to playing... Read Full Review6 of 11 users found the following review helpful
This has to be one of the stand out games of the Golden age of PC gaming. I have to say, it was a pleasure playing this game back in the day. And if you can find a copy today, You are in for a treat! But be warned! This ... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
X-com is a turned based game, a very good game, if not for its short down falls, i wish the company would remake this for windows above 2000 so i can still enjoy it on my new computer, but that is my only real problem wi... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Everything about this game rocks. The alien AI is great. The weapons are awesome and all of them can be useful. Even end game you can use almost anything and make it work with the right tactics. Leapfrogging nades inbetw... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I love this game I remember when it first came out, I was in high school; and you know what, I still think about it. That's how awesome this game is. I've played the Jagged Alliance series (decent) and a whole bunch o... Read Full Review3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
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